Gannon announces plans for Golden Knight statue

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Gannon University and its intercollegiate athletic teams will usher in a new tradition with the addition of a Golden Knight statue at Gannon University Field. The Golden Knight statue will be six and a half feet tall, weigh more than 1,500 pounds and include a sword and a shield emblazoned with “GU.” It will reside inside the front […]

V is for Victor E. Knight

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KnightCallers, Knight Rider, MidKnight pancakes… Gannon’s Golden Knight mascot is a big part of the community. But who is the official golden knight? Victor E. Knight replaced Gannon’s old mascot, Drake, last year. Drake wasn’t as recognizable and could be confused with Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. So Gannon’s cheerleaders teamed up with the […]

Chandra Wittmack shows GU pride

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When you arrive on campus, the first person you will see is Chandra Wittmaak, receptionist in the Office of Admissions. Chandra’s used to answering questions about Gannon — but now she’s answering Edge’s questions about her. Hometown: Erie, Pa. High school: Harborcreek High School Favorite color: Blue Favorite movie(s): Disney movies Favorite TV show(s): “The […]

Q is for Quest

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Last spring the Office of Alumni Services began mailing small plush versions of Gannon’s mascot to graduates all over the world. The project, called the Golden Knight Quest, is meant to facilitate school pride through its widespread alumni network. An alumnus who receives a knight takes pictures – detailing its adventures at work, home or […]

Freedom, liberty and Golden Knights!

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A few months ago, Gannon’s Alumni Services Office mailed one dozen Golden Knights to alumni around the globe. Alumni are taking pictures of their Knights and uploading them to Gannon University Alumni Association President Dana (Kennedy) Fallon ’91 shared this from her Knight: “After sampling the local fare of Philadelphia, I finally made it to […]

[VIDEO] GU-REVU: Hometown Heroes and Hometown Rivalries

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This week’s GU-REVU takes a look at the longstanding rivalry between the Gannon Knights and Mercyhurst Lakers. Don Sherman, Associate Director of Athletics at Gannon, talks about what goes on behind the scenes when these two teams meet for exciting matchups at the Hammermill Center. Meanwhile, Alex DelPiumbo gets the scoop from Erie native and […]

Introducing GU-REVU, Gannon's sports video magazine

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This semester, we’re bringing you GU-REVU, a weekly sports video magazine produced by students in the Department of Theatre, Communication and Fine Arts. Take an inside look at Gannon athletics right here on Edge. This week, the GU-REVU crew takes a look at student athletes past and present, featuring alum Joe Gaeta and freshman Candice […]

@GU: November Necessities at Gannon University

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November is a very busy month, just like most other months during the school year. While you’re busy at home, here’s a quick look at what we’re doing here on campus. – November 4th is Dr. Taylor’s Inauguration as the 7th President of Gannon University. At 10:30 a.m., the Inaugural Mass will be held at […]

CLICK-WORTHY: Fall Traditions and Fringe

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With the fall semester well under way, now is a good time to take a look at not only what Gannon did over the summer, but how we are kicking off the fall semester to make this year the best year yet. Here are a few links to give you a little bit of insight […]

VIDEO: Gannon Basketball Fights Breast Cancer

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Each year, the Gannon University basketball program teams up with the Erie Unit of the American Cancer Society to make strides against breast cancer in the Pink Zone game. For more snippets of GU in 60 seconds, check out our full Edge :60 series.